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Ottawa, 25 November 2011
File No.: 8663-C12-201015470
Mr. Samer Bishay
President & CEO
11 Bowan Court
Re: Obligations of local exchange carriers and VoIP service providers with respect to 9-1-1 emergency services
Dear Mr. Bishay:
In our letter dated 14 July 2011, we requested Iristel Inc. to provide information regarding the provisioning of telephone numbers to VoIP service providers. This information was requested to help ensure access to 9-1-1 services that Canadians have come to expect and demand.
The Commission has not received this information from Iristel Inc. and therefore requests that your company provide its response to that letter dated 14 July 2011 by no later than 12 December 2011. In the event that you are unable to respond with the required information within this timeframe, explain why not and provide a date by which you will do so. If your company operates as an incumbent and as a competitive local exchange carrier, you are to provide the requested information for both.
Please note that failure to provide the information requested may result in serious consequences. The Commission may issue a mandatory order, which can be registered with the Federal Court, and failure to comply with a decision registered with the Federal Court could result in contempt of court proceedings.
The original letter is attached for your reference. Submissions are to reference the file number noted above and should be addressed to:
Secretary General Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission
‘Original signed by C. Seidl’
cc: Dem Magmanlac, CRTC (819) 953-6638
 The Commission’s powers to request information from any person, issue mandatory orders, register its decisions with the Federal Court, and enforce the registered decision through the Federal Court, are found in subsection 37(2), section 51, and subsection 63(2) of the Telecommunications Act, respectively.
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